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Ch 15 Complications

Complications of IV Therapy

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IV rate slows, increase edema, skin tightness, blanching or coolness of skin, burning, tenderness, discomfort, fluid leaking from puncture site, presence or absence of a blood return is not reliable diagnostic tool on a short peripheral catheter Infiltration
tissue sloudghin appears in 1-4 weeks, same signs and symptoms as inflitration extravasation
pain at the IV site, vein appears red and inflamed along the length, vein can be hard and cord like phlebitis and post infusion phlebitis
slowed or stopped infusion rate, swollen extremity, tenderness and redness, engorged peripheral veins, difficulty moving the neck or jaw thrombosis
pain at the IV site, vein appears red and inflamed along the length, vein can be hard and cord like, slowed or stopped infusion rate, swollen extremity, tenderness and redness, engorged peripheral veins, difficulty moving the neck or jaw thrombophlebitis
swelling usually seen first, bruising, pain or tenderness ecchymosis and hematoma
site appears red, swollen and warm, tenderness, purulent or malordorous exudate site infection
cramping, pain, numbness, slowing of the infusion rate, inability to withdraw midline catheter or picc venous spasm
tingling or feeling pins and needles, numbness nerve damage
shortness of breath and cough, elevated bp, puffiness around the eyes and edema, neck veins engorged, moist breath sounds circulatory shock
lightheadedness or dizziness, chest tightness, flushed face, irregular pulse, paitent may lose consciousness and go into shock or cardiav arrest speed shock
local reaction exhibit wheal, redness or itching, running nose and tearing, bronchospasm, wheezing and truncal rash allergic reaction
decrease in blood pressure and pain along the vein, pulse becomes weak, rapid and thready, cirumoral and nail bed cyanosis, lapse into unconsciousness catheter embolism
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